ASTM D2212-00

    Standard Test Method for Slit Tear Resistance of Leather


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the slit tear resistance of light leathers such as shoe uppers, gloves, and upholstery. This test method does not apply to wet blue.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. These values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D1610 Practice for Conditioning Leather and Leather Products for Testing

    D1813 Test Method for Measuring Thickness of Leather Test Specimens

    D2209 Test Method for Tensile Strength of Leather


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.140.30 (Leather and furs)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11162300(Leathers)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D2212-00

    Citation Format

    ASTM D2212-00, Standard Test Method for Slit Tear Resistance of Leather, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2000, www.astm.org

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